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10 reasons to love Visual Studio 2013

10 reasons to love Visual Studio 2013 I have been using Microsoft developers software as long as I can remember, and I am really impressed at how Microsoft manages to create a  products like .NET Framework, Visual Studio, Windows that are  universally excellent. For example, I have been using Visual Studio to learn  programming, and  it’s continuously improving and solving software industry problems even better with each new version. Visual studio 2013  innovative features for  greater developer productivity, support for Windows 8.1 app development, web development advances, debugging and  optimization improvements for native and managed code, and expanded ALM capabilities.  It enable Edit and Continue for 64-bit, support for  asynchronous debugging (when using VS 2013 on Windows 8.1, not older Windows releases) for C#, VB, JavaScript and C++ developers. .Net 4.5.1 also adds performance improvements for apps running on multi-core machines, C++11 standards support, including features like delegating constructors, raw string literals, explicit conversion operators and variadic templates, also new support for Git built is added to Visual Studio and TFS. Visual Studio 2013 has Git built in and ready for you to work with new or existing Git projects, no matter where you want to work: locally, on TFS (service or on-premises ), or with another service such as CodePlex or GitHub. This article is just about preview version of VS2013 and I don't know visual studio 2013 release date. More...

What successful developers do differently?

The most successful developers work differentlyWhat are the things you will do differently as a developerThe most successful developers work differently. Some are born with natural talent, but others have worked incredibly hard at it. How? They prepare. They train. They constantly experiment and adapt. In this post I am going to show what they do differently and why it works. Talented, highly skilled people don’t take big risks, yet they still manage to accomplish big things. The key to improvement is making small, smart changes, evaluating the results, discarding what does not work, and further refining what does work from early product definition and scoping to detailed specification, implementation and roll-out phases. When you constantly modify and refine something you already do well, you can do it even better. More...

Required steps on LinkedIn

Required steps on Linked in profileLinkedIn can be used as a resource for finding jobs, as a tool of communication between members of a group or company, and as a way to develop and manage brand identity. Whether you are a small business owner or in charge of large corporation, a LinkedIn company profile can help bring more awareness to the product, service, or specialty that you are trying to promote. LinkedIn is loved by Google and if  you want to manage your search results, LinkedIn is your quickest and best bet. Apart from a few dummy profiles set up by headhunters to find new vacancies, everyone on LinkedIn are themselves. We have our real names, our real pictures and we’re listed under our real employer. It gives you the opportunity to connect with a company or a person within that company directly - like never before. It's important to keep all experience on LinkedIn and your CV, up to date. By creating a profile on LinkedIn, you will be able to expand your network of connections and communicate with industry professionals to achieve your personal goals, whether that is finding a new job or expanding your business by connecting with new clients. More...

Effective meetings are good for you and your career

Running effective meetings is a skill that takes knowledge and practice to develop. Running an effective meeting is more than sending out a notice that your team is to meet at a particular time and place. Effective meetings need structure and order. Without these elements they can go on forever and not accomplish a thing. With a solid objective in mind, a tight agenda, and a commitment to involving the meeting participants in the planning, preparation, and execution of the meeting, you are well on your way to chairing great meetings. Given the frustration most people feel when their time is wasted, gaining a reputation for running efficient and successful meetings is good for you and your career. More...